Partnership News and Updates

Are you interested in the value of flood-irrigated habitats to wetland-dependent birds, wet meadow conservation, or sustaining ranching for future generations?
Meet with IWJV and NRCS staff to learn about opportunities to manage irrigated haylands and pasturelands in the Intermountain West for wetland birds during spring migration.
Find the link here to listen to the presentations at the International Sage-Grouse Forum.
This position is part of a collaborative effort among the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, and...

Who

we are

The Intermountain West Joint Venture is a diverse partnership of federal, state and nongovernmental agencies. More >

Management Board | Staff | State Conservation Partnerships | Technical Committee

Where

we work

The IWJV operates across parts of eleven states and encompasses 486 million acres of some of the most diverse and intact landscapes in the West. More >

Character of the Intermountain West

What

we do

The IWJV conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. More >

U.S. Habitat Joint Ventures | Plans & Bird Conservation Initiatives | Project Spotlight | Latest News

Profile Your FY 2014 Projects!

We are rolling individual successes into a cumulative total to tell the story at a regional scale of collaborative bird habitat conservation through science and partnerships.

Webinar Recording, Waterfowl on Working Ranches

Are you interested in the value of flood-irrigated habitats to wetland-dependent birds, wet meadow conservation, or sustaining ranching for future generations?

Webinar: Meeting the Needs of Spring-migrating Waterfowl on Working Ranches

Meet with IWJV and NRCS staff to learn about opportunities to manage irrigated haylands and pasturelands in the Intermountain West for wetland birds during spring migration.

International Sage-Grouse Forum Proceedings Available Online

Find the link here to listen to the presentations at the International Sage-Grouse Forum.

Job Alert! SGI Range and Wildlife Conservationist

This position is part of a collaborative effort among the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, and Pheasants Forever to further the delivery of the NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative.

Duck Stamp Act of 2014 Passes Senate, Awaits President

In a major win for wetlands and waterfowl conservation, the U.S. Senate passed the Duck Stamp Act of 2014.

Job Alert! Region 3 Migratory Bird Chief Vacancy

The incumbent is responsible for administration and supervision of the regional program for migratory bird management and conservation and for uniting vision with implementation, making the concept, philosophy and application of an integrated migratory bird, landscape approach a reality within the continental frameworks outlined in all national migratory bird plans.

USDA Sale of Carbon Credits from Working Ranch Grasslands

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant has helped initiate a partnership that is improving the environment, creating a market for carbon credits generated on working grasslands.

Unraveling Sagebrush Community Change for Resilient Habitats

The Sage Grouse Initiative partnered with the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center to unravel the secrets of sagebrush plant community change in this 23-minute instructional video designed to help conservationists and landowners manage for more resilient sage grouse habitats.

Arizona State Conservation Partnership Featured in Ranching Magazine

This month the Arizona Cattlelog reprinted a partner spotlight article written by IWJV’s Arizona State Conservation Partnership Co-chair, Dominic Barrett. Click on the link below to read the full article.

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